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Cait Murphy

The New York Public Library posted this list of five books that concentrate on a single season, including: 1954: The Year Willie Mays and the First Generation of Black Superstars Changed Major League Baseball Forever by Bill Madden Summer of ’68: The Season That Changed Baseball—and America—Forever by Tim Wendel Stars and Strikes: Baseball and America in […]

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I have a copyright infringement issue. In describing the final weekend of the NFL regular season, the Dec. 29 digital issue Sporting News Today caries the headline “Crazy ’08.” Problem is, that title was already taken, by Cait Murphy in her excellent book about the Chicago Cubs. No doubt this was meant as an homage […]

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It just occurred to me why Cait Murphy’s book, Crazy ’08, has been receiving so much renewed attention. It’s the 100th anniversary since the Cubs won their last World Championship. Duh. (Click on the picture to go to the Crazy ’08 Web site.)

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